They will be joined by a stack of great bands…

Franz Ferdinand will cap off a triumphant year in the US by headlining LOS ANGELES radio station KROQ’s ’ALMOST ACOUSTIC CHRISTMAS’ next month.

Night one of the annual holiday event will take place on December 11 at the Universal Amphitheatre. Franz Ferdinand will also be joined by Interpol, Music, The Killers, Keane, Snow Patrol, Muse, Modest Mouse, The Shins, and Taking Back Sundays.

Night two will take place on December 12 and is headlined by Green Day, Velvet Revolver, Sum 41, Incubus, Good Charlotte, [a][/a], Papa Roach, Chevelle, Hoobastank and Social Distortion.

Fans who are unable to attend either performance will be able to watch a webcast by going to kroq.com the night of the gigs.

Tickets are currently on sale through Ticketmaster.